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Campaigners say a charitable scheme to install solar panels in schools in England and Wales will be ‘unsustainable’ if cuts to the feed-in tariff go aheadA charitable project that has installed more than 1,000 solar panels on schools in England and Wales will close next summer if government proposals to cut support for renewable energy go ahead
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2015-10-07 00:01:01
Thursday, September 17th, 2015      Leave a Comment
London mayor’s warning of the threat of proposed Tory cuts to jobs and future investment is welcomed by green politicians and industry leadersBoris Johnson has said he is “very concerned” about the government’s proposals to cut subsidies to the fast-growing solar industry.
The mayor of London reminded ministers that 10,000 local jobs were dependent on this renewable power technology which had, in his view, “many, many attractions”
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2015-09-17 07:38:22
Friday, September 11th, 2015      Leave a Comment
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California lawmakers on Friday were poised to end their legislative session with dramatically scaled back ambitions for combating climate change and fixing the state's roads.
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2015-09-11 23:45:41
Wednesday, September 9th, 2015      Leave a Comment
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government's proposal for biofuels use will hit consumers at the pump, according a study prepared for an oil group, just months after regulators refuted similar claims and as pressure mounts ahead of a deadline to finalize the plan.

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2015-09-09 09:34:58
Friday, September 4th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Solar trade body chief claims energy secretary Amber Rudd told him the impact on jobs was not part of the consultationThe potential loss of thousands of jobs will not be a factor when the government decides whether to implement its proposed heavy cuts to solar power subsidies, according to the chairman of a solar trade body who met energy secretary Amber Rudd on Wednesday
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2015-09-04 11:50:49
Thursday, September 3rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
Friends of the Earth says cuts to feed-in tariff payments for people with solar panels could stop more than 1GW of solar power being installed each yearGovernment plans to slash subsidies for solar panels on homes could cost more than 20,000 jobs, green campaigners have claimed.
Ministers have announced proposals to cut the amount paid for domestic solar arrays from 12
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2015-09-03 10:58:42
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission proposed on Wednesday cutting the catch limits for some types of cod in the Baltic Sea by a fifth next year as it seeks to put fishing in the European Union on a sustainable footing by 2020.
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2015-09-02 11:23:50
Thursday, August 27th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Renewable energy sector condemns proposal to cut feed-in-tariff for small-scale solar installations by almost 90% from 1 JanuaryThe government wants to slash by 87% subsidies for householders who install solar panels on their roof tops, in a move that renewable energy experts warn could kill off a promising industry
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2015-08-27 11:48:42
Tuesday, August 18th, 2015      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday proposed new standards to cut greenhouse gas emissions and volatile organic compounds from oil and gas facilities, a key part of a broader strategy to cut methane emissions in the sector by 40 to 45 percent below 2012 levels in the next ten years
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2015-08-18 11:13:10
Monday, August 3rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
Independent committee will set noise levels and states that refuse to adopt them barred from receiving renewable energy certificates under proposal An independent scientific committee should be created to set national standards on the level of sound emitted by windfarms, the final report of a Senate inquiry into turbines has recommended
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2015-08-03 05:06:31
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Thursday, July 23rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a program for oil and gas companies to make voluntary pledges to cut and track emissions of methane, one component of its wider strategy to target the potent greenhouse gas and combat climate change, the agency said Thursday.
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2015-07-23 16:37:15
Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015      Leave a Comment
Proposed measures include cutting aid to small-scale solar power installations, with option of ending subsidies for roof-top panels earlier than expected The government has unveiled sweeping plans to cut subsidies to the renewable energy sector, saying costs are out of control and the consumer must be protected from soaring bills
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2015-07-22 03:20:44
Thursday, July 9th, 2015      Leave a Comment
A comprehensive study of bumblebees across two continents over the the past century has unequivocally linked their decline to rapidly rising global temperatures resulting from man-made climate change, scientists have said.

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2015-07-09 13:16:21
Thursday, July 2nd, 2015      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - U.S. wildlife managers released on Thursday a draft plan for stemming the decline of polar bears threatened by melting Arctic sea ice linked to global warming, but the proposal hinges on reductions in greenhouse gas emissions that are far from assured.
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2015-07-02 21:52:04
Wednesday, June 24th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany is weighing up two alternative proposals on how to cut CO2 emissions from the energy sector and plans to make a decision on July 1, Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Wednesday.
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2015-06-24 05:40:53